Keeping a legacy alive

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:46 p.m.

With their annual meeting approaching April 25, members of the Dorchester Free School Board are looking forward to giving back to DD2 students – this is their 290th year to do so.

Alston teacher to participate in STEM fellowship

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:46 p.m.

Lara Hayes, a middle school technology integration teacher at Alston Middle School has been selected as one of only 50 middle and high school educators from across the country to take part in the exclusive Siemens STEM Institute fellowship, designed to bring teachers to the cutting edge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. …

Flowertown Players auditions announced

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

The Flowertown Players are holding open auditions for Hairspray and the group’s 39th season to allow directors to see the talent Summerville has to offer.

Summerville native directing Footlight production

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

The Footlight Players, South Carolina’s longest-producing theatre company, is presenting “Twentieth Century,” the story of a Broadway director and his quest to woo his former lover and star back to the Broadway Stage.

Third Thursday UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Third Thursday in downtown Summerville took place April 17. Summerville DREAM and Pulty Homes sponsored the popular event, which focused this month …

Student snatches geography title for fourth time UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:49 p.m.

Earlier this month, more than 100 fourth- to eighth-grade geography whizzes from across the U.S. participated in the state-level competitions of the …

Sawmill Branch Trail section closed until winter

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

By way of the Dorchester County Sales Tax Transportation Authority Contract, Banks Construction Company will begin construction activities for Phase 1 of the Sawmill Branch Bridge on Bacons Bridge Road that will require a temporary closure of the multiuse path and associated parking lot at Sawmill Branch Bridge until December of 2014.

Youth ballet to close season with ‘Hansel and Gretel’

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:46 p.m.

The Summerville Civic Ballet, the Lowcountry’s Premier Youth Ballet Company, will present “Hansel and Gretel” on Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m.

Chamber to offer social media workshop

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce will be offering a social media seminar on Tuesday, April 29 from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Annual sculpture show returns to Azalea Park

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:45 p.m.

Sculpture in the South returns to Summerville’s Azalea Park May 17 and 18. Show organizers anticipate a great turnout to mark the 16th Annual Show and Sale. This year’s show marks the beginning of a new era with many returning and new artists to the Show and Sale in attendance.

ISE looking for host families

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:47 p.m.

International Student Exchange is looking for interested families to host students for their high school exchange program. Students will be arriving in August 2014.

Styslinger joins ARK as NOAH Coordinator

Thursday, April 17, 2014 9:43 a.m.

Micky Styslinger of Summerville has joined The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services as its Neighborhood Outreach Alzheimer’s Help (NOAH) Project …

‘B.I.R.D.S.’ walk in downtown Summerville

Thursday, April 17, 2014 9:39 a.m.

B.I.R.D.S. are gathering in Historic Downtown Summerville – and this Third Thursday you can get a guided tour of the six installed sculptures and a preview of what will be unveiled in the coming months.

Summer Etiquette Camp announced

Thursday, April 17, 2014 9:39 a.m.

In an effort to help young ladies and gentlemen become more self-confident and courteous, The Charleston School of Protocol and Etiquette, Inc will offer its Annual Summer Etiquette Camp. Civil Savvy Camp will be conducted on June 23-27 at The Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms. The five-day camp is a fun and exciting way to help young ladies and …

‘Girls’ Night Out’ to feature free massages, tasty treats

Thursday, April 17, 2014 9:39 a.m.

Ladies, gather your friends and come to the annual “Girl’s Night Out” event sponsored by Trident Health and hosted by the Summerville and Moncks Corner Medical Centers.

Elks Lodge installs new officers UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:58 p.m.

Summerville Elks Lodge No. 2719 held its Installation of Officers ceremony for 2014-2015 on March 28.

Lowcountry Arts Day May 6

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:18 p.m.

The Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts, in partnership with the Coastal Community Foundation, will facilitate Lowcountry Arts Day on May 6 to raise awareness and funds for its members throughout the Tri-County’s diverse arts community and will be supplemented by an anonymous gift of $110,000.

Former DD2 student recognized

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:14 p.m.

Margaret Kramer, a junior at the University of South Carolina, has been announced as the recipient of the 2014 Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of …

Habitat Family Festival set for May 10

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:18 p.m.

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity has announced a new and exciting annual event, the Habitat Family Festival, taking place Saturday, May 10 in Azalea Park in downtown Summerville from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Third Thursday to feature animal rescue organziations

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:18 p.m.

Summerville DREAM and Pulty Homes invite you to come celebrate furry friends at this month’s Third Thursday in downtown Summerville on April 17 from 5 to 8 p.m.

‘I grew up in Summerville’Unique gathering makes 2014 festival one to remember

Special to The Journal Scene

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:18 p.m.

Springtime in Summerville is what I have longed for since the many years I’ve spent away traveling and living in Texas.

Day of service this weekend

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

More than 200 volunteers are expected to participate in the third annual town-wide community service on Saturday, April 12.

CSU jazz combo to perform for music club

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Music Club will host the Charleston Southern University Jazz Combo on Friday, April 18 at 6 p.m. The Jazz Combo, directed by Mark Sterback, will perform a program of jazz standards. The combo consists of Bradley Baker and Michael Thompson, Alto Saxophone; Brent Brown, Piano; Gregory Heyward, Bass; and Terence Thomas, Drums. …

Boone Hill UMC offers Holy Week services

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Boone Hill United Methodist Church announces the following opportunities for worship during Holy Week and Easter, April 14-20. All services will be held at Boone Hill United Methodist Church, 801 Boone Hill Road, Summerville. The public is invited.

DD2 adjusts policies to foreign exchange program

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester School District Two Board of Trustees recently updated the policy and administrative rule governing the foreign exchange program for students. Students desiring to attend Ashley Ridge High School, Fort Dorchester High School and Summerville High School for the 2014-2015 school year through the foreign exchange program should review …

Magnolia Gardens and Terrace Theater hugging for ‘Bears’

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Terrace Theater and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens are hugging again on April 19 for the premier of “Bears.”

Art show debuts at Coastal Coffee Roasters

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The C at Coastal Coffee Roasters has expanded the coffeehouse footprint and now also features local visual artists. The new art space will have an opening on Friday, April 11, 6 – 9 pm at 108 E. 3rd North Street, Summerville.

Good Friday movie screening

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

On Friday, April 18, Bethany United Methodist Church will present Passion at the Ponds at 8 p.m. at The Ponds of Summerville Amphitheater.

Magnolia mascot to greet egg hunt guests

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Eggbert Hopps, Magnolia Plantation and Garden’s mascot, has stuffed thousands of plastic eggs with candy and prizes for the 2014 Easter Egg Hunt on April 19.

Stagliano recognized as one of state’s top two volunteers

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Katie Stagliano of Summerville, a freshman at Pinewood Preparatory School, has been presented with an engraved silver medallion to recognize her …



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